Making sure you stay safe on NSW roads.
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The Demerit Points Scheme is a national program that allocates penalty points (demerits) for a range of driving offences. The scheme is designed to encourage safe and responsible driving.
The Police regularly patrol the roads to deter and detect dangerous driving. There are heavy penalties, including fines and on-the-spot licence suspensions, for drivers who are breaking the law.
The road rules are a framework for safe and efficient movement of traffic on NSW roads.
All road users in NSW should be able to arrive safely at their destinations.
Roadside tributes placed around the NSW road network acknowledge the death of a person who may have been involved in road trauma.
Key safe driving behaviours which are useful for all drivers, including basic driving techniques, distractions and risks, and what to do in the event of a crash.
It is an offence for any vehicle to travel faster than the speed limit. Increased speed means not only an increased risk of crashing but also increased severity if a crash occurs.
Information about the standards and specifications vehicles in NSW must meet.